Discussion of Ivanishvili`s case postponed for June 21
The discussion of the case on granting Georgian citizenship to the leader of the opposition coalition Georgian Dream, Bidzina Ivanishvili, has been postponed for June 21st at the Tbilisi Appeals Court. The judge said the consideration of the case would be continued after the leader of the coalition presents sufficient evidence to the court. `the process has been delayed for five months, while the civil procedures legislation gives two month deadline to courts for discussing such cases, unless it is a specific case; but this is not a particularly difficult case,` Lawyer Shalva Tadumadze said. Another lawyer, Archil Kbilashvili says the Appeals Court would leave the ruling of the first instance court unchanged and therefore, they would appeal to the Supreme Court and only afterwards, to the European Court of Human Rights.
The International Monetary Fund has approved a 153 million U.S. dollar loan to Georgia - the issue was discussed at the meeting of the Cabinet, at the end of which, the Minister of Finance, Nodar Khaduri defined that the total amount of the loan would be transferred to Georgia during 3 years.
The government of Georgia will allocate five million GEL from the state budget to fund the new program of agriculture insurance - Minister of Agriculture Otar Danelia announced after the meeting of the Cabinet today.
August 14 is marked in Georgia as the day when the war in Georgia`s breakaway region of Abkhazia started. On August 14, 1992, at the village of Okhurei, Ochamchire district, the `Abkhaz Guard` created by order of the chair of the Supreme Council of Abkhazia ....
The employs of the National Centre for Teacher Professional Development call on the Prime Minister of Georgia to reject the decision of the Minister of Education on dismissing the centre director. Minister Tamar Sanikidze took a decision to...
Businessman Davit Kodua was questioned by the law enforcers at the Vake district police stations last night. Kodua was answering the questions of the police for a few hours regarding the details of the assault on him a few months ago.
The former minister of defence and internal affairs of Georgia, Bacho Akhalaia has released a special statement regarding the situation in Ukraine and called on his compatriots to be on alert for assisting the brother nation and struggling together against Putin`s Russia.